MANILA- A police officer filed on Monday a complaint against a Chinese woman who threw a cup of taho (soybean custard) at him inside an MRT station.
PO1 William Cristobal of the Metro Manila Police, filed complaints for direct assault, disobedience to an agent of a person in authority and unjust vexation against Jiale Zhang at the Mandaluyong City Prosecutor’s Office.
Mandaluyong PNP has filed a complaint for direct assault, disobedience to an agent of a person in authority and unjust vexation against the Chinese fashion student who threw a cup of “taho” at a cop at an MRT station. pic.twitter.com/2ExEnpL1Bt
— Mike Navallo (@mikenavallo) February 11, 2019
Zhang, a 23-year-old fashion design student, was arrested over the weekend after she “suddenly threw” her cup of taho at Cristobal because she was prevented from entering the platform area of the MRT Boni station because of her unconsumed beverage.
The incident, which has gone viral, has drawn calls for the woman’s deportation, as netizens fumed at the disrespectful act against the officer.
Train stations in Metro Manila have stepped up security measures after the MRT-3 received a bomb threat last month, banning liquids inside the platforms.
– with a report from Mike Navallo, ABS-CBN News